Eoin O'Connor : Advisory

21 October 2020

Ireland Update – Impact Of Brexit on Data Transfers

As the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 (the “Transition End Date”) draws...

24 September 2020

Ireland Update – Publication of Draft Legislation Implementing Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

A bill which will transpose the Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive into Irish law has been publis...

23 September 2020

Ireland Update– Data Protection Commission Issues Guidance on Cookies

In April 2020 the Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) issued a guidance note on the use of cookie...

08 July 2020

Ireland ESG Series - Part 3: Taxonomy Regulation

New regulations focus on sustainability in the financial services sector (Part 3 – Taxonomy Regula...

07 July 2020

Establishment of Register of Beneficial Ownership of Unit Trusts, ICAVs and Credit Unions | Ireland

The recent publication of the European Union (Modifications of Statutory Instrument No. 110 of 2019)...

15 June 2020

Ireland update: EBA ICT and risk management guidelines apply from 30 June 2020

The European Banking Authority (“EBA”) Guidelines on ICT and security risk management (the “Gu...

09 June 2020

Ireland Update: Maintaining Standards - How to Fairly Dismiss an Employee in a Controlled Function

Where employees of regulated financial services providers who perform controlled function roles brea...

23 April 2020

Ireland update – Central Bank of Ireland Announces Prudential Regulatory Flexibility Measures in Light of COVID-19

The Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) has published a page on its website entitled “COVID-19 –...

23 March 2020

Ireland Update: SFTR reporting update issued by ESMA

On 19 March 2020 ESMA issued a public statement relating to the application of the Securities Financ...

12 March 2020

Central Bank publishes cyber security risk management findings

Central Bank of Ireland publishes findings from its thematic inspection of cyber security risk manag...